Sale: 479 / Classics of the 20th Century I, Dec. 08. 2018 in Munich Lot 836

 

836
Emil Nolde
Weiße Calla über roten und gelben Blüten, Um 1925/1930.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 148.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Weiße Calla über roten und gelben Blüten. Um 1925/30.
Watercolor.
Signed in lower right. On Japon. 34.3 x 45.8 cm (13.5 x 18 in), the full sheet.

Accompanied by a photo expertise issued by Prof. Dr. Martin Urban, Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation, Seebüll from April 25, 1993. The expertise is also inscribed with the hand-written confirmation of Dr. Manfred Reuther, Ada and Emil Nolde Foundation, Seebüll, July 8, 2008. The work is registered in the archive of the Nolde Foundation.

PROVENANCE: Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Berlin, 37th auction, Select Works, May 27, 1994, cat. no. 25, with full-page illu.
Private collection Baden-Würtemmberg (acquired from aforementioned in 1994, since then in family ownership).

"The flowers' bright and pure colors - I just adored them. I loved the flowers and their destiny: sprouting, blooming, brightly glowing, joyful, bowing and withering, disposed of in the pit. Our human fate is not always likewise consequential and beautifuk."
Emil Nolde, quote from: Martin Urban, Emil Nolde - Blumen und Tiere. Aquarelle und Zeichnungen, Cologne 1965, pp. 7f.




836
Emil Nolde
Weiße Calla über roten und gelben Blüten, Um 1925/1930.
Watercolor
Estimate:
€ 70,000 / $ 79,100
Sold:
€ 131,250 / $ 148.312

(incl. 25% surcharge)